Animal Species

Pot-Bellied Pig
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Pigs have a very large digestive tract so they can eat large amounts of food at a time. They lack sweat glands so they wallow in the mud to cool off and protect their skin from the sun and insects.

Sponsors
June 2020 : James Lindstrom
August 2020 : Chase Merriman
December 2020 : The Kreider Family
Habitat
Woodlands, swamplands in Southeast Asia
Size
14-18 inches tall
Weight
70-150 pounds
Lifespan
10-20 years
Diet
Leafy greens, wild vegetables, roots, grasses, shrubs, insects, eggs and even small snakes
Reproduction
5-6 piglets born after a 114 day gestation
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Threats
Humans and large carnivores